John Muir



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In the continuing struggle to save Hetch Hetchy, Muir states: "The Sierra Club was gotten up to encourage mountaineering and to give people first knowledge of our mountains and forests, so that they will stand up for their preservation. . . . The principal purpose we have at this time is to save Yosemite National Park, including Hetch Hetchy Valley, from the hands of the spoiler. We do not wish to start in abolishing national parks; that's what we want to hold on to, and all the leading clubs of the entire country have joined us in the present issue.''


Los Angeles Sunday Times


p. 12, cols. 2-4

In Labor Of Love For A Beauty Pet. John Muir, Noted Lover of Nature, Who says San Francisco wants to trade a hog ranch for the Hetch-Hetchy Valley, one of God's beautiful flower gardens.



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